prevention of infection in the healthcare, hospital and dental area
disinfection and sterilization
medical devices which are a potential risk of infection
The Sterilization section is a forum for members of SASIC, who have a further need for development in matters concerning central service. The section should also bring forward the questions and discussions of its members.
Educational programme for Managers and other personnel at Sterile Supply units is arranged every two years.
Educational program for Managers and other personnel at Sterile Supply units.
The Swedish educational program consists of four different areas (five credits each, equivalent to five weeks of full time study.)
The four areas are:
Microbiology and infection control
Decontamination, disinfection and sterilization
Development and quality assurance
Administration and management.
Organisation of the program:
During the term the students are gathered for lectures and seminars at the university at three occasions over three or four days, combined with educational visits. Between the taught programme students undertake to study literature and clinical studies at their working sites.
A clinical project, with a written paper linked to a relevant theme, is included as an examination in all four parts.
Extent of program:
After every approved part of the course a certificate is given. The conclusion of a twenty credit program entitles the student to a diploma.
The contents of the education:
The educational program is based upon the ESH core training program and complies with requirements set by the university board.
Sweden is in Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway. With a total of 2,233 km land boundaries and 3,218 km coastline, Sweden shares borders with Finland 614 km, Norway 1,619 km.
Area: 449,964 km² (land: 410,934 km², water: 39,030 km²)
Population: 8,986,400 (July 2004)
Language: Swedish note: small Sami- and Finnish-speaking minorities
Religion: Lutheran 87%, Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist, Muslim, Jewish, Buddhist
Climate: Temperate in south with cold, cloudy winters and cool, partly cloudy summers; subarctic in north